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Twelve Hours in the Tetons

So I’ve resolved to quit doing this half-baked trip report stuff. The stream-of-consciousness lists of memories don’t really do justice to the experience for anyone who reads it, other than myself. It’s embarrassing to be so lazy about something I feel so passionate about, so there you go – no more laundry-list trip reports. That …

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Buzzed on Mount Adams

Long story short, (aren’t all of these posts just the short version? I’m so lazy…) Dean and Mark and a couple of Mark’s friends from work, Tom and Kyle, headed up towards Mount Adams on the last weekend of May. Weather was mostly cooperative, and we were nearly successful, except for a slight case of …

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Pre-Winter Malaise/Cure

It’s not even actually winter yet and I’m going nuts for all the wrong reasons. It’s just been too long since I’ve been able to get outside and put some miles or altitude to bed, so I’m just getting antsy.  It was kinda nice to find this old magazine at a local used book store …

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Mt. Oly – Stream of Consciousness Version

Day 1:

Jeff picks up Seth around 8 PM
Drive down
The Tavern
Meet up with Mark
Jeff gets friendly with the natives in the bathroom
Stash the car
Onwards to Aberdeen!
It only takes a few tries to get on the right road…
The Olympic Hotel
Night Clerk is obviously from Aberdeen
Up and showered and on to Denny’s
Actually pretty good food
Heading up the coast
Stop at Ruby Beach to check out the sea stacks
The Open Door Lady – “YOU LEFT YOUR DOOR OPEN!”
First ones in the lot pretty much
Sort out Jeff’s gear
Pizza and Brownies, yeah!

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Catching Up

So there’s a couple of trip reports to catch up on… Lots of them, actually. Photos from various trips, including my latest hike up below Mount Daniel are out on Flickr. Mark wrote up a good report over here, so that will help out in the meantime… Also – go get lost reading the lastest …

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